Top private school in NJ The Elisabeth Morrow School of Bergen County
The Elisabeth Morrow School's shared purpose is to provide exemplary academics and character development in a diverse and inclusive child-centered community, inspiring students to become curious scholars, ethical leaders, and global citizens.

Resources for Parents

Parent education is a big part of the EMS experience. Request one or more of our FREE e-Books!

Find the Best School for Your Child
How to find the school that best suits your child's intellectual, social and emotional growth.
Find the Best Preschool for Your Child
5 ways to evaluate a preschool and how to
know if it's right for your child.
5 Measures of Student Success
Learn the five essential skills that signify your child's true  progress in school. 

Academic Competitions eBook

Learn about writing, art, science and math competitions (local and national) for students ages 8 and up.

Navigating the Middle School Years

Guidance from EMS experts on how to help your child navigate the sometimes rocky years of middle school.

The Family Summer Tool Kit
Ideas for creating memories and keeping children engaged all summer long!

For nearly 90 years, EMS has offered an exemplary threes-eighth grade education to students from Bergen, Hudson and Rockland counties and New York City.

If you are looking for a school that will engage your child, offer unique learning opportunities such as an innovative STEAM curriculum and nationally renowned music program, and provide an environment that fosters community and character, register for a tour of our 14-acre campus, or call us at:

201.568.5566 x 7212

We are currently accepting applications in all grades for the 2020-2021 academic year. Candidates must be of qualifying age on or before October 1.

Discover EMS!

The Elisabeth Morrow School hosts a variety of FREE educational and cultural events geared to parents and children throughout the year.  Attend an event on campus or in your neighborhood! 

EMS Give Back 2018 on Sunday, Nov. 4SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16 • 11a.m. - 1p.m.

Save the Date! EMS Gives Back is a fun-filled "spirit of giving" day and our way of saying thank you to the greater community for supporting the school for 87 years! Now in its fifth year, this popular community event features plenty of FREE family fun. Enjoy live performances, hands-on workshops in the arts and nature, a petting zoo, musical coffeehouses, face painting, balloon artists and other engaging activities.

Community groups will be available so attendees can find an organization where you may want to volunteer or join. Bring a non-perishable food item to EMS Gives Back; the food we collect will be donated to The Center for Food Action.

Further details on EMS Gives Back will be posted as they become available. 

Contact Us



For more information regarding Admissions or to schedule your tour of The Elisabeth Morrow School, please contact:

Kathleen Visconti

Director of Enrollment Management

Kelvin Ward

Associate Director of Admissions and Admissions Marketing | Second through Eighth grade

Debra Abitante

Associate Director of Admissions | Threes through Fourth grade


Nyafa McCloggan

Enrollment Management Coordinator
201.568.5566 x7212